September 23, 2013
Nafield Properties, the joint venture between Turnstone Estates and Burall Developments, has concluded a deal on one of the final remaining suites at the Broers Building on the University of Cambridge’s West Cambridge site.
Maplesoft Europe has taken the 720 sq ft suite on a five year lease, at a rent of £35 per sq ft. The company, which is a subsidiary of Cybernet Systems, specialises in software products for technical education and research. The deal includes a break at 30 months and only nominal rent free.
The 41,825 sq ft Broers Buildingis occupied by companies engaged in commercial research and related activities, including Nokia, Base 4 Innovation, Elektron and Metaswitch.
The four-storey office building and adjacent Entrepreneurship Centre are part of the Hauser Forum, a focal point for entrepreneurship in the East of England, which aims to encourage innovative collaboration between academics, start-ups and established businesses.
Bidwells and Januarys acted for Nafield Properties.